It doesn’t come easy, but that’s why we daven for it. Let us truly be in the succah

By Mishpacha Contributors

Emboldened, and hoping he didn’t sound bitter, Ephraim persisted. “Yeah, but everyone has family and memories, there’s something else here”

By Dov Haller

Too many compliments in one sentence. Shraga nods his thanks and waits for the other shoe to drop

By Rochel Samet

“Sure.” I said yes because I was supposed to, but I really wanted to run away and vomit

By Elana Kirshenbaum

JJ wouldn’t have schmoozed anyway. He would have grilled him. Worse, he would have said no to the boy right off the bat

By Rachael Lavon

I liked spinning with Lily. She was my twin, and aside for her ugly hair and white skin, we looked exactly alike

By Chanie Spira

Run for Refuah and Save a Life, the banner reads. Nice. I hover over the Click to Sponsor tab, and my eye catches something else

By Ariella Schiller

“New York’s the place to be,” Shifra says innocuously, and as she’s saying it, she feels her heart accordion open, then close

By Rivka Streicher

Speechless Moments
“I’m so scared! I can’t go back there. The yetzer hara will get me!”

By Adina Lover

From My Table

By Chanie Nayman

The pain is back, and much, much worse. I cannot move. I am collapsing

By Devorah Grant

On Our Own Terms
Previously sold only in black, white, cream, and navy, shells can now be found in more than 50 colors

By Sarah Faygie Berkowitz

Be My Guest
"The Ananei Hakavod, symbolized by the succah, means “You are not alone. Ever”

By Riki Goldstein

Make Her Day: Succos 5782
"Can you help me bring some sunshine into her life by giving her the chance to play on a swing set like every other child?"

By Ariella Schiller